Game Development Competition by PITB

by Noc Team on June 17, 2011

Mobile game industry needs to promote the game creativity among the people from any educational background. It is very difficult to short list creative people for the professional training related to game development. Therefore PITB is launching a computer game contest.

Media Lab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a very basic and easy language to develop stories, games and animations named as “Scratch”http://scratch.mit.edu/ Scratch is developed by the Group at the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Iomega and MIT Media Lab research consortia. There is a lot of learning stuff available on web for self learninghttp://scratched.media.mit.edu/ People may explore the features of projects available athttp://scratch.mit.edu/channel/featured.

20th July, 2011 is the Last Date for Online Submission

Game Contest Guidelines to select the creative people for professional game development training

Gameview Studios is the leading company having huge business in field of game industry. They have sponsored prizes for toppers to motivate people. Prizes detail as follow.

1-            Grand Prize (1st Position) – Dell High Performance Laptop

2-            2nd P rize: Sony PlayStation Console with Games

3-            Three Runner up prizes of iPOD 4 (8 GB)

Project Platform:

The participant can develop the game either using Scratch (http://scratch.mit.edu/) or by using Flash (if has required expertise).

Project topics

The concept of the games may be based on educational, entertainment or it could be a conversion of any traditional game to computer game

Project Assessment:

Originality

The complete project must be created by participant, no part such as animation, game character; theme etc. of project should be lifted or plagiarized.

Creativity

Project will be assessed on following major components

a)            Art of game characters, scenes and backgrounds

b)            Music for different scenarios

c)            Animations

Elegance and sophistication of programming

Applicant Eligibility:

1-           Anyone can apply

2-           Preference shall be given to those who are either enrolled for or already hold bachelor degree.

3-            However, the participant must not be a professional game developer. Jury may call short listed candidates for interview/ demonstration of submitted project to verify eligibility or originality of project.

Entry Guidelines:

All Submissions must comply with the following Content Restrictions:

a)           The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity, copyright, trademark, patent, or intellectual property- or property-related rights;

b)           The Submission must not disparage Sponsors or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of the Collegiate Challenge;

c)            The Submission must not contain footage, images or artwork not created by Applicant;

d)            The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;

e)            The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and

f)             The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.

g)            The participant’s submission and all components thereof, including all ideas, creative elements and any other materials and information contained in the Submission are wholly original with the participant,

h)            No person or entity has collaborated with Applicant in creating the Submission, provided any material or information for inclusion in the Submission, or has any ownership rights in and to the Submission or any component thereof,

i)             Participant has the exclusive, unconditional right and authority to submit the Submission to Sponsors and to grant the rights set forth herein, and

j)             The participant’s Submission complies with these Official Rules in full. Submissions must not contain any material that Sponsors, in their sole discretion, deem inappropriate for public viewing and/or determine is contrary to their mission. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify and/or not accept any Submission that Sponsors determine does not or is likely not to comply with these guidelines, to make such changes to any Submission as are necessary to make it compliant, or to require the Applicant to do so.

– To apply online – Click here

 

 

 

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